Case Study: Atkore Navigates EDI System Transition with Precision

EDI VAN

Leading electrical solutions provider, Atkore Inc., transitions to IDEA Exchange’s EDI Value-Added Network (VAN) platform, supporting the industry, achieving savings, and amplifying efficiency and reliability in critical B2B communications. Building Better Together Atkore Inc. is a leading manufacturer of electrical products for commercial, industrial, data center, telecommunications, and solar applications. With 5,600 employees and $3.5B…

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Elliott Electric Supply Partners with IDEA Exchange℠ Managed Services 

New Case Study Shares Why Leading Distributor Chose IDEA to Manage its EDI Operations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arlington, VA—The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) announces that Elliott Electric Supply, a leading distributor of electrical and industrial automation supplies, has selected IDEA Exchange℠ Managed Services to streamline and enhance its Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) operations. …

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ABB Electrification Enriches Product Content in IDEA Connector

New IDEA Case Study Shares How Manufacturer Syndicates Improved Product Data for Thousands of SKUs to Authorized Distributors Arlington, VA—The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) recognizes ABB Electrification, a global manufacturer of electrical distribution and management products, for enriching product content in thousands of SKUs in IDEA Connector. 89% of buyers say they made…

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CANTEX Selects IDEA Exchange for Managed EDI Services

Leading PVC Manufacturer Extends EDI Capacity and Gains Trading Partner Requirement Experience Arlington, VA—The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) announces that CANTEX, INC., a leading PVC manufacturer of electrical products, has selected IDEA Exchange as its EDI Managed Services Partner. In recent years, manufacturers and distributors have faced EDI staffing challenges with increased retirements…

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IDEA Features Dialight in Case Study on Improving Product Content and Pricing

Global LED Lighting Manufacturer Boosts Content and Accuracy in IDEA Connector, Develops Sustainable Maintenance Process The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) recognizes Dialight, a global industrial LED lighting manufacturer, for improving its product content amid resource challenges. As online shopping and the pace of business continues to increase, the importance of complete and accurate…

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Electri-Flex: An IDEA Exchange Case Study

The Electri-Flex team found their legacy process to receive orders from customers, which included a lot of manual work, was causing efficiency and customer service problems. Many paper documents were exchanged with their customers, which increased the opportunity for errors. Electri-Flex decided to upgrade its internal systems to exchange Electronic Document Interchange (EDI) documents to…

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How Southwire Upgraded and Syndicated Thousands of SKUs to Their Distributors

Southwire had invested 18 months and approximately 500 staff hours on a digital content initiative to compile and enhance their product information. Thousands of SKUs had been cleaned up and upgraded with valuable marketing content and the company’s new corporate website to display all these products was nearly complete. Yet, Southwire also wanted to syndicate…

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How Siemens Fixed What Was Causing Thousands of EDI Order Errors and Solved a Long-Standing Industry Problem in the Process

The Siemens team was experiencing hundreds of costly EDI order errors each month from many of their manufacturer’s representatives. As the sales force for manufacturers, manufacturer’s agents interface with distributors, managing orders and customer service, while manufacturers handle the billing function. As a result, this process is highly important to Siemens. It impacts a manufacturer’s…

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